- Not Exactly Rocket Science
I’ve Got Your Missing Links Right Here (21 Nov 2016)
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From me at the Atlantic
“The qualities we want in a child or in society can’t be had by tweaking a few nucleotides. There are no short cuts.” Nathaniel Comfort on the long history of trying to make designer babies and why CRISPR doesn’t change that.
The slightly sad tale of America’s lonely, overworked, only full-time forensic pollen analyst. By Elon Green
Even when diseases are eradicated, the world can remain one lab accident away from their reappearance. Important piece by Maryn McKenna.
No More Research Chimpanzees, Says NIH. Dan Vergano reports.
The woman who got impregnated by a bullet,